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Optical microscopy

Olympus BX-60, lab 00.176


The Olympus BX-60 polarising optical microscope equipped with a Linkam THMS 600 hot stage connected to a Linkam TMS 93 temperature controller can be used, amongst others, for visually determining the melting temperatures or phase transitions.



  • Revolver with Universal Plan Semi Apochromat (UMPlan FI) 5x, 10x, 20x, 50x objectives
  • Revolver with Universal Plan Semi Apochromat for brightfield/darkfield (UMPlan FI-BD) 5x objective and Long working distance plan Semi Apochromat for brightfield/darkfield (LMPlan FI) 20x, 50x, 100x objectives.

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